AI Training for Lawyers
Date: Jul 25, 2023 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Areas of Law: Ethics, For All Attorneys
Earn up to 3.6 credits, including 1.2 in Ethics! (More Information)
- Hon. Ronald J. Hedges (Ret.)
- Former U.S. Magistrate Judge
Ronald J. Hedges LLC, Hackensackis Senior Counsel for Dentons in New York City and a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He has extensive experience in e-discovery and the management of complex civil litigation matters, and has served as a special master, arbitrator and mediator. He also consults on the management and discovery of electronically stored information (ESI).
Admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York, Texas and the District of Columbia, and before several federal courts, Judge Hedges is a former United States Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (1986-2007), where he was the Compliance Judge for the Court Mediation Program, a member of the Lawyers Advisory Committee, and a member of and reporter for the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee. A member of the Advisory Group of Magistrate Judges from 2001-2005, he has also been a member of the American Law Institute, the American and Federal Bar Associations, and the Historical Society and the Lawyers Advisory Committee of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Judge Hedges has served on the Sedona Conference Judicial Advisory Board; the Sedona Conference Working Group on Protective Orders, Confidentiality, and Public Access; and the Sedona Conference Working Group on Best Practices for Electronic Document Retention & Protection. He has also been a member of the Advisory Board of the Advanced E-Discovery Institute of Georgetown University Law Center. He is a former Fellow at the Center for Information Technology of Princeton University and has been a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas.
Judge Hedges has been an adjunct professor at Rutgers School of Law-Newark and is a former adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center and Seton Hall University School of Law, where he has taught courses on electronic discovery and evidence and mediation skills. He is the author of “Rule 26(f): The Most Important E-Discovery Rule” (New Jersey Law Journal, 5/18/2009) and has authored, edited and co-edited a number of other publications on ESI topics including Discovery of Electronically Stored Information: Surveying the Legal Landscape (BNA, 2007). He is the principal author of the third edition of the Federal Judicial Center’s Pocket Guide for Judges on Discovery of Electronic Information.
Judge Hedges received his B.A. from the University of Maryland and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
- Seth Abrams, Esq.
- Schumann Hanlon Margulies LLC, Jersey City
- Lisa Manshel, Esq.
- Manshel Law LLC, Florham Parkis a Member of Manshel Law, LLC in Florham Park, New Jersey. She concentrates her practice in the representation of individuals in employment and civil rights claims, including workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, First Amendment and other issues.
Ms. Manshel is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York. She is a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers and Past Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. She has lectured and published on employment law and civil rights issues.
Ms. Manshel received her B.A. from Harvard University and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.
- Marissa Moran
- NYC College of Technology, CUNY, Brooklynis a Professor of Law and Paralegal Studies at New York City College of Technology, CUNY, in Brooklyn, New York.
Professor Moran received her law degree from Brooklyn Law School.
Artificial Intelligence ("AI") is all the rage. Despite the hype around AI and especially around so-called "generative AI," the technology is now a common feature of, among other things, legal research and office management by attorneys. AI is also being used on an accelerating basis by clients. This NJICLE Training Session will examine the nature of AI, how it might be the subject of discovery in both civil and criminal proceedings, the admissibility of AI, and ethical issues surrounding the use of AI.
- 9:00 - Welcome
- 9:02 - New and existing uses of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- 10:00 - AI in Discovery
- 10:30 - Break
- 10:40 - AI Admissibility and use at court hearings/trials
- 11:10 - Legal ethics of AI use by Attorneys
- 12:10 - Final comments
- 12:15 - Adjourn
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